Putting our region's cancer needs first

Great North Swim 2021


Join #TeamNWCR and take to Lake Windermere for a weekend of open water swimming.

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Date: Friday 11 - Sunday 13 June 2021

Location: Lake District

Start Time: Various time slots available

Take to the waters of Lake Windermere and swim to the stunning backdrop of the Lake District. 

With distances to suit all levels and abilities you can enjoy a weekend in the great outdoors with friends and family. Take your pick from 250 metres, 1/2 a mile, 1 mile, 2 miles, 5k or a 10k. 

Why choose #TeamNWCR?

By swimming for #TeamNWCR you'll be supporting life-saving research for years to come and helping our researchers to tackle the cause, improve the care and find the cure for cancer.

As part of our team, you’ll receive fantastic support from the moment you sign up all the way until you cross that finish line. We'll provide you with a fundraising pack and unlimited support in the run-up to and during the event and reward you with a bespoke North West Cancer Research medal to commemorate your achievement! 

Already registered to swim, but want to support NWCR?

Let us know you would like to run for us and we’ll send your sponsorship forms and more great tips and tricks to give your fundraising an extra boost! Email [email protected]


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